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US Department of Justice, 2015
Forty years ago, the Supreme Court of the United States determined that in order for public schools to comply with their legal obligations under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), they must take affirmative steps to ensure that students with limited English proficiency (LEP) can meaningfully participate in their educational…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Limited English Speaking, Parents, Civil Rights
US Department of Education, 2006
This guide presents information on the procedures for peer review of grant applications. It begins with an overview of the review process for grant application submission and review. The review process includes: (1) pre-submission procedures that enable the Institute to plan for specific review sessions; (2) application processing procedures; (3)…
Descriptors: Science Education, Grants, Grantsmanship, Eligibility
US Department of Education, 2006
Under the Education Sciences Reform Act, all research, statistics, and evaluation reports conducted by, or supported through, the Institute shall be subject to rigorous peer review before being published or otherwise made available to the public. Prior to review and approval by the NCEE Commissioner, NCEE reports are reviewed internally by the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Peer Evaluation, Writing for Publication, Scientific Research
Virginia Department of Education, 2003
This document is the Virginia Board of Education's "Reading First" application. Funding of this grant request will provide the commonwealth the capacity to award local educational agencies sixty to seventy- five school level subgrants that are based on model classroom and professional development criteria. The document contains 2…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Professional Development, Teaching Methods, Board of Education Policy
Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Univ. Libraries. – 1980
Designed as a policy statement for staff and an orientation document for the new staff member, this manual presents reference service guidelines for user assisted access to the library collections and library instruction. The manual sets forth the purpose, goals, and ethics of reference service; defines categories of users; establishes priorities…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Guidelines, Information Seeking, Library Instruction
New York State Education Dept., Albany. State Archives and Records Administration. – 1991
This information leaflet provides local governments with guidelines and suggestions for writing an ordinance, resolution, or local law to establish a records management program. Such a program is an over-arching, continuing, administrative effort which manages recorded information from initial creation to final disposition. It includes…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Government Publications, Information Storage, Local Government
Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. – 1982
These national standards are designed to aid contractors, labor, and joint committees in setting up, conducting, and improving apprenticeship programs for individuals seeking to become skilled in the sheet metal industry. Covered in the individual sections are the following topics: the provisions of the apprenticeship standards (definitions,…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Definitions, Employment Practices, Federal Legislation
Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. – 1982
These revised national standards are designed to assist local unions in establishing local apprenticeship and training programs for drafters. Covered in the individual sections are the following topics: provisions of the apprenticeship standards for drafters (definitions, qualifications for application, the selection of applicants, credit for…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Architectural Drafting, Credits, Definitions
Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. – 1976
These national standards are designed to guide local joint apprenticeship and training committees in establishing local apprenticeship programs to train individuals seeking to become skilled in the cement masonry, asphalt, and composition trade. Covered in the individual sections are the following topics: provisions of the apprenticeship standards…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Apprenticeships, Asphalts, Building Trades
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Copyright Office. – 1980
This general guide to copyright in the United States briefly describes the following: the nature of copyright, who can claim it, copyright available for published and unpublished works, what can and cannot be copyrighted, how to secure a copyright, publication, notice of copyright, copyright registration, registration procedures, corrections or…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Eligibility, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation
Talan, Teri N.; And Others – 1978
This handbook was written by the Child Advocate Association in an attempt to clarify the laws and legal procedures governing child abuse and neglect. While some of the legal material is technical and is included to provide practical assistance to attorneys, the bulk of the material is intended for social workers, police, and school and medical…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Neglect, Child Welfare
Swift, Larry E. – 1978
This paper discusses the emergence of a system that can improve the capacity of school districts to bargain effectively, administer their contracts evenly, and be served by lawyers who have current knowledge of legal developments within the state. Several conditions lead to uneven results in school district collective bargaining cases. The result,…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Program Descriptions
Community College Journalist, 1980
Addresses the responsibilities of the scholastic press to ensure the free press guarantee of the Constitution and suggests 42 activities for press organizations to carry out to encourage a greater public understanding of the First Amendment and its implications. (AEA)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Constitutional Law, Freedom of Speech, Guidelines
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Sorgman, Margo – Social Studies, 1979
Outlines steps social studies classroom teachers can take to insure that the unique learning needs of handicapped students will be met in accordance with Public Law 94-142. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hafner, Arthur W. – Special Libraries, 1990
Discusses the professional liability of medical librarians and their employers in the delivery of information to physicians. Steps for librarians to take to protect themselves from professional liability and to insulate physicians and institutions from vicarious liability are suggested. (12 references) (MES)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Legal Responsibility, Library Role, Malpractice
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